Earthquakes

Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.5 earthquake hits Myanmar.

5.5 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.2 earthquake hits the southern east Pacific rise.

5.1 earthquake hits the Virgin Islands.

5.0 earthquake hits southeastern Alaska.

5.0 earthquake hits Mindanao in the Philippines.

5.0 earthquake hits the South Sandwich Islands.

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Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Dorian is located about 70 mi…110 km e of Great Abaco island and about 255 mi…410 km e of West Palm Beach Florida with maximum sustained winds…150 mph…240 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 8 mph…13 km/h.

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Juliette is located about 455 mi…735 km ssw of Manzanillo Mexico and about 685 mi…1105 km sse of the southern tip of Baja California with maximum sustained winds…45 mph…75 km/h. Present movement…nw or 310 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

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Disease

Dengue Fever – Bangladesh

In August 2019 to date, the Bangladesh Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has reported 50,974 dengue fever cases. What makes this even more astounding is this total for one month tops the total cases reported in the country from 2000 through 2018 (50,148).

Polio – Pakistan

Five additional wild polioviruses type 1 (WPV1) cases were reported in the past week in Pakistan. This brings Pakistan’s total to 58 this year with the global total now 71.